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Offline Grumpleton

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Cape town driver tries to push biker off the road
« on: December 18, 2018, 06:29:43 pm »
taken from Capetown bikers FB page
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Offline 2StrokeDan

Re: Cape town driver tries to push biker off the road
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2018, 07:43:20 pm »
Probably just very worn steering balljoints on that clapped-out Ubertaxi.
 

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Re: Cape town driver tries to push biker off the road
« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2018, 09:36:15 pm »
Probably just very worn steering balljoints on that clapped-out Ubertaxi.

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Re: Cape town driver tries to push biker off the road
« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2018, 08:20:47 am »
taken from Capetown bikers FB page

Could also be the car of the dude who ran off with his girlfriend.
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Re: Cape town driver tries to push biker off the road
« Reply #4 on: December 19, 2018, 10:43:31 am »
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Re: Cape town driver tries to push biker off the road
« Reply #5 on: December 20, 2018, 08:37:15 am »
But in all seriousness...

The average Uber driver channels all the shit habits and aggressiveness of a minibus taxi driver without any of the driving skill.
 

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Re: Cape town driver tries to push biker off the road
« Reply #6 on: December 20, 2018, 09:24:06 am »
I refuse to support them, and can't believe any sane person is quite willing to get into the back seat of a car in which the driver who has no clue wrt to rules of the road, safety, or the foggiest idea on how to actually drive a car. Most of them come from countries with the equivalent of  about 1% of the tarred roads in Cape Town, and their "licenses" are simply converted to SA drivers licenses.

 

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Re: Cape town driver tries to push biker off the road
« Reply #7 on: December 20, 2018, 11:08:25 am »
I refuse to support them, and can't believe any sane person is quite willing to get into the back seat of a car in which the driver who has no clue wrt to rules of the road, safety, or the foggiest idea on how to actually drive a car. Most of them come from countries with the equivalent of  about 1% of the tarred roads in Cape Town, and their "licenses" are simply converted to SA drivers licenses.

 Well that's quite a jaded perspective and while it might apply to a few, it's not a generalized scenario.  I use Uber / Taxify quite regularly and only on 1 or 2 trips have I been disappointed.
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Re: Cape town driver tries to push biker off the road
« Reply #8 on: December 20, 2018, 11:16:12 am »
I refuse to support them, and can't believe any sane person is quite willing to get into the back seat of a car in which the driver who has no clue wrt to rules of the road, safety, or the foggiest idea on how to actually drive a car. Most of them come from countries with the equivalent of  about 1% of the tarred roads in Cape Town, and their "licenses" are simply converted to SA drivers licenses.

 Well that's quite a jaded perspective and while it might apply to a few, it's not a generalized scenario.  I use Uber / Taxify quite regularly and only on 1 or 2 trips have I been disappointed.

Have to agree with @Brewed_Coffee - I use Uber very regularly and have only ever had 2 trips where I was not happy at all. Actually, I'm mostly annoyed because the driver sticks to every speed limit and rule on the road....
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Re: Cape town driver tries to push biker off the road
« Reply #9 on: December 20, 2018, 11:19:12 am »
I refuse to support them, and can't believe any sane person is quite willing to get into the back seat of a car in which the driver who has no clue wrt to rules of the road, safety, or the foggiest idea on how to actually drive a car. Most of them come from countries with the equivalent of  about 1% of the tarred roads in Cape Town, and their "licenses" are simply converted to SA drivers licenses.

But, as a biker you (and I, so not an attack on you), will happily lane split between two drivers, 150cm apart, as described by you and do it many times a day.  Weird bunch we are.
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Re: Cape town driver tries to push biker off the road
« Reply #10 on: December 20, 2018, 11:27:45 am »
Why has this now become a uber issue?  :patch:
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Re: Cape town driver tries to push biker off the road
« Reply #11 on: December 20, 2018, 09:15:16 pm »
I also use Uber quite a bit and have yet to be disappointed. However, I never sit the back. I get into the front passenger seat and should I ever feel uncomfortable with the way the driver handles things, Iíll speak my mind ...
 
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Re: Cape town driver tries to push biker off the road
« Reply #12 on: December 20, 2018, 09:58:30 pm »
Why has this now become a uber issue?  :patch:

Because it's such a important issue. :pot:
 

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Re: Cape town driver tries to push biker off the road
« Reply #13 on: December 21, 2018, 12:08:30 pm »
I also use Uber quite a bit and have yet to be disappointed. However, I never sit the back. I get into the front passenger seat and should I ever feel uncomfortable with the way the driver handles things, Iíll speak my mind ...

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Re: Cape town driver tries to push biker off the road
« Reply #14 on: December 22, 2018, 05:10:53 pm »
Why has this now become a uber issue?  :patch:

Because it's such a important issue. :pot:

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Re: Cape town driver tries to push biker off the road
« Reply #15 on: January 04, 2019, 06:10:15 pm »


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Because it's such a important issue. :pot:
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Re: Cape town driver tries to push biker off the road
« Reply #16 on: January 04, 2019, 07:12:53 pm »



Because it's such a important issue. :pot:
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Why?
[/quote]It became an "uber issue".
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